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Award Winning Twisted Pine Comes to the Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. October 11th

October 3, 2014

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On Saturday, October 11th at 7:30 p.m.  The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features Twisted Pine, recent winners of both the FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival Band Contest and the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival Band Contest.   Banjo player Ricky Mier also won the banjo contest at FreshGrass. The band has played at some of the most prestigious bluegrass festivals: the […]

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Blue Moon Coffeehouse Opens New Season of Shows with Outrageous Fortune, Sat. Sept. 13th

September 2, 2014

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    The Blue Moon Coffeehouse at Channing Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockland opens its new season of shows on Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 p.m. with Outrageous Fortune. Outrageous Fortune is a Boston-based acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio. Their repertoire features innovative arrangements of early jazz (Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong) as well as blues and jug band […]

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May 17: Authentic Americana Music at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland, with Uncle Eddie and Robin

May 11, 2014

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On Saturday, May 17th, at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features authentic Americana music from West Virginia with “Uncle Eddie and Robin.”  Banjo player Eddie Mahonen has been an icon in the Appalachian music scene for over 40 years, and Robin Mahonen, the daughter of reknowned jazz trombonist, Jimmy Knepper, is a talented […]

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Fresh Grass Award Winners “Cricket Tell the Weather”, at the Blue Moon. April 12th

April 6, 2014

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On Saturday, April 12th at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse features the bluegrass band, Cricket Tell the Weather performing as part of their CD release tour.   Winners of the highly competitive 2013 FreshGrass Festival Band Contest, Cricket Tell the Weather is a five-piece indie string band featuring bluegrass-inspired original music. Strongly influenced by American traditional music, […]

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Tony Watt & Southeast Expressway at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Sat. March 8th

March 1, 2014

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On Saturday, March 8th at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features Tony Watt and Southeast Expressway.   Taking their name from the primary north-south thoroughfare into downtown Boston, Tony Watt & Southeast Expressway make modern bluegrass music that is beautiful yet powerful, hip yet traditional.   And as anyone who’s ever been on the Southeast Expressway […]

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Award Winning Duo Molly Tuttle and John Mailander at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland, Sat. Feb. 8

February 1, 2014

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On Saturday, February 8th, at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features the music of award winning duo Molly Tuttle and John Mailander.  With nearly two million viewers on YouTube and features in Bluegrass Now, Flatpicking Guitar and Acoustic Guitar magazines, Molly Tuttle is making a name for herself in the acoustic music scene. A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and […]

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Sat. Sept. 14th, Cold Chocolate Kicks Off New Season of Shows at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland

September 7, 2013

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The Blue Moon Coffeehouse opens a new season of shows with the band Cold Chocolate on September 14th.   Led by Ethan Robbins, Cold Chocolate is creating a unique sound in the world of Americana: bluegrass and roots music fused with a dash of funk.  On the banjo, the band features James McIver, an MIT physicist […]

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The Mighty Jo Henley Band, Live at the Rock.

September 4, 2013

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T Bonez on the Plymouth Waterfront, just steps from Plymouth Rock, was the venue for this latest awe inspiring performance by Jo Henley. Just as they had blown the door open for the summer of 2013 through the open windows of this seaside eatery on a sunny sunday in early June, the mighty Jo Henely […]

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Sat. June 8: Chasing Blue Bluegrass Band Closes Out the Season at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland

June 1, 2013

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On Saturday, June 8th, the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland closes its season of music with the exciting young, bluegrass band, Chasing Blue.  Chasing Blue plays a mix of traditional and original bluegrass material with unique arrangements and hard driving style.  They have played at some of the most prestigious music festivals and venues in […]

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“The Wilbas” Bring Bluegrass with a Boston Accent to Rockland at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Saturday, May 11th

May 3, 2013

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On Saturday, May 11th, “The Wilbas” bring bluegrass with a Boston accent to The Blue Moon Coffeehouse.   Known for over a decade as The Harvest Band, they were briefly known as The Sue Rocha Band when founding member Randy Ducharme left.   They became “The Wilbas” (pronounced with a Boston accent) around 2010.    The band has […]

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